The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco
Scotland / Aberdeen
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 14 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 -  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 24 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 35.29% 4.17% -
As % of the Vendors category 58.54% 6.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £424 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.50 £40.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.34% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.69 £25.00 £20.60
% change year-on-year +6.76% +21.35%  

Cisco is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Aberdeen
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 41 33 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 60.29% 68.75% 62.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 15
Median daily rate £160 £345 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -53.62% +50.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £315 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £332
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 1 4
Median hourly rate £32.00 £40.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.98% +153.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen citing Cisco as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Aberdeen

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Aberdeen

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco in Aberdeen.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Aberdeen

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Aberdeen over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Aberdeen region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 30 (96.77%) LAN
1 30 (96.77%) WAN
2 23 (74.19%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (70.97%) Juniper
4 20 (64.52%) HP
4 20 (64.52%) ITIL
5 19 (61.29%) Firewall
5 19 (61.29%) Wireless
6 18 (58.06%) Network Design
6 18 (58.06%) CCNP
7 16 (51.61%) F5
8 15 (48.39%) Riverbed
8 15 (48.39%) Aruba
8 15 (48.39%) CCDP
8 15 (48.39%) BIG-IP
9 14 (45.16%) CCIP
10 12 (38.71%) CCIE
10 12 (38.71%) CheckPoint
10 12 (38.71%) JNCIA
10 12 (38.71%) JNCIE
10 12 (38.71%) Fortinet
10 12 (38.71%) Degree
10 12 (38.71%) Computer Science
10 12 (38.71%) CCSA
10 12 (38.71%) ITSM
10 12 (38.71%) Service Management
10 12 (38.71%) FortiGate
10 12 (38.71%) CCSE
10 12 (38.71%) HP ASE
10 12 (38.71%) HP MASE

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 30 (96.77%) LAN
1 30 (96.77%) WAN
2 19 (61.29%) Firewall
2 19 (61.29%) Wireless
3 15 (48.39%) BIG-IP
4 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
4 8 (25.81%) VPN
5 7 (22.58%) BGP
5 7 (22.58%) MPLS
5 7 (22.58%) OSPF
6 6 (19.35%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (12.90%) Multicast
8 2 (6.45%) VSAT
9 1 (3.23%) DWDM
9 1 (3.23%) IPv6
9 1 (3.23%) NetScreen
9 1 (3.23%) Network Security
9 1 (3.23%) SAN
9 1 (3.23%) SDH
9 1 (3.23%) xDSL
General
1 11 (35.48%) Telecoms
2 6 (19.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Network Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Security Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) LAN Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) WAN Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Juniper Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Implementation Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Junior
7 1 (3.23%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Network Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Network Support
7 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Computer Science
2 8 (25.81%) CMDB
3 3 (9.68%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) ITIL
2 18 (58.06%) Network Design
3 12 (38.71%) ITSM
3 12 (38.71%) Service Management
4 10 (32.26%) QMS
5 8 (25.81%) Configuration Management
5 8 (25.81%) Problem Management
5 8 (25.81%) Project Management
5 8 (25.81%) Release Management
6 7 (22.58%) Fault Management
7 5 (16.13%) Quality Management
8 3 (9.68%) Change Management
8 3 (9.68%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (3.23%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (3.23%) Matrix Organization
9 1 (3.23%) Migration
9 1 (3.23%) Network Management
9 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
9 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (74.19%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (58.06%) CCNP
3 15 (48.39%) CCDP
4 14 (45.16%) CCIP
5 12 (38.71%) CCIE
5 12 (38.71%) CCSA
5 12 (38.71%) CCSE
5 12 (38.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (38.71%) Degree
5 12 (38.71%) HP ASE
5 12 (38.71%) HP MASE
5 12 (38.71%) JNCIA
5 12 (38.71%) JNCIE
6 5 (16.13%) CCSP
6 5 (16.13%) CISSP
7 1 (3.23%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (3.23%) CCNA
7 1 (3.23%) Master's Degree
7 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 12 (38.71%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) Juniper
2 20 (64.52%) HP
3 16 (51.61%) F5
4 15 (48.39%) Aruba
4 15 (48.39%) Riverbed
5 12 (38.71%) CheckPoint
5 12 (38.71%) Fortinet
6 5 (16.13%) BT
6 5 (16.13%) Siemens
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
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